Stories about "Commencement"
Friday, June 1, 2018 12:44 pm
It's performance time: time to suspend disbelief and immerse yourself in the photography of a Bates Commencement.
Friday, June 1, 2018 8:54 am
Uncertainty — and the ability to face challenges and tough questions head-on — is a feature, not a bug, of a Bates education.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 4:47 pm
From when bleary-eyed seniors began arriving at Alumni Walk to the final family photos, here's moment-by-moment photography of Commencement on May 27.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:48 pm
Eleven video clips tell the story of the 152nd Bates Commencement, held May 27. Clips include Bryan Stevenson's address and seniors receiving diplomas.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:12 pm
A Jamaican flag, a sunflower, an homage to black hair, and a shoutout to Bigfoot are some of the ways Bates grads personalized their mortarboards.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:45 pm
A nationally esteemed human rights lawyer, Stevenson offered an address with a riveting mixture of reminiscence, humor, and urgent exhortation at Bates College's Commencement on May 27.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:09 pm
The video includes awarding of honorary degrees, the Commencement address by Bryan Stevenson, and conferral of degrees to 474 graduates.
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am
Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.
Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am
Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:32 am
We start on Mount David during the waning minutes of Midnight Madness and end with congratulations from family, professors, faculty, and friends.